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Pharmacovigilance Manager

  • Location:

    City of Taguig

  • Sector:

    Monroe Pharmaceuticals

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    PHP70000 - PHP100000 per month

  • Contact:

    Cherry Anne Santos

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


Executive Search Firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a reputable multinational pharmaceutical company. Our respected client is seeking a Pharmacovigilance Manage that will be accountable for the managing, maintenance and continuous improvement of the Pharmacovigilance (PV) system of the company (including legal entities under the company). To ensure adherence to established local and global processes and guidelines, adhering to national and international regulations and guidelines for pharmacovigilance.

Job responsibilities:

ICSR handling
* Ensures that local processes, procedures and systems are in place for Individual Case Safety
* Report (ICSR) management including receipt, documentation, forwarding to PSRM
PVOperations, tracking, follow up etc.
* Ensure collection of safety data and other PV-related responsibilities in relation tointerventional
studies (clinical trials)
* Ensure collection of safety data and other PV-related responsibilities in relation to organized data
collection schemes including, non-interventional studies, registries, customer engagement
programs(CEPs) etc.
* Ensures screening of the company's sponsored social media (web sites, web pages, blogs, vlogs, social
networks, internet forums, chat rooms or health portals) for safety information.
* Ensures screening of local language medical or scientific literature, not included in PSRMglobal
iiterature review.
* Ensures that patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance with local applicable laws and
regulations are adhered to.
* Ensures handling of safety information
Periodic Safety Reporting
* lnforms Safety Systems Team (SST) about the requirement/ change in requirement of any

Periodic Safety Update.
* Report (PSUR) in liaison with local regulatory affairs.
* Provides safety information required for preparation of periodic safety report, upon request to

* Ensures a local tracking system is in place, to ensure timely submissions of ICSRs to PV Operations. * Monitors Affiliate PV system performance and compliance. Reports monthly compliance metrics to Global PSRM.
* Maintains awareness of local PV legislation and of relevant international legislations, regulations and guidelines.
* Ensures tracking and communicating changes in local PV regulations that may have an impact on standards and procedures of Global PSRM.
* Maintains compliance with local agreements, including reconciliation and safety data exchange between partner companies.
* Completes monthly ICSR reconciliation with interacting functions and/or departments, including medical information, product complaints.
* Ensures functionality check of common PV mailboxes, phone numbers used for medical information/PV and fax number.
* Ensures any changes to Affiliate PV personnel are communicated to the regulatory authority and relevant Global PSRM personnel in a timely fashion.
* Ensures local deviation procedure is in place to document necessary planned departures from procedures and to be used when managing non-conformities.
* Arising from product complaints (in association withQA).

* Maintains a version-controlled training matrix for local PV personnel.
* Ensures basic PV training of new Affiliate employees and refresher training at least annually andthat appropriate training records are maintained.
* Ensures relevant training of new PV staff. Ensures training on and compliance to global and local SOPs, and relevant regulations and legislations.
* Ensures that any training of partner company staff is completed according to local contract requirements and appropriately documented.
* Creates PV training material where applicable and Approves PV Training material authored by others

* Ensure implementation of PSRM standards and procedures, as applicable.
* Ensures local processes and procedures are developed and implemented to define pharmacovigilance responsibilities in line with PSRM standards and procedures, as weIl as local regulations, as applicable. Audits and Inspections
* Be the key Affiliate contact for both internal PV audits and regulatory authority PV inspections.
* Ensures that any regulatory authority communications are forwarded to the required PSRM personnel and that any corrective actions are completed according to schedule. Safety Data Exchange (SDE) Agreements and other PV agreements
* Ensures a local process is in place for management of local SDEAs and PV agreements that conforms to company's Standards per global procedures and local requirements
* Ensures that PV matters are appropriately considered during selection of service provider and in the contractual arrangements when subcontracting PV activities.

Risk Management Plan
* Ensures local implementation and tracking of activities in accordance with Risk Management Plans (RMPs)

Safety inquiries
* Ensures handling of inquiries relating to product safety including regulatory authority inquiries.
* lnforms Regional Leads concerning urgent safety restrictions.

Safety Signals
lnforms SST about any potential signal or safety concern identified at local level.

PV business continuity
Ensures to planning of PV business continuity and notification of any business interruptions that pose a threat locally or globally to pharmacovigilance processes or endanger regulatory compliance.

Ensures record retention of all PV related data and documents according to company's Global requirements and national requirements.

Job qualification:

* Minimum a Medical, Pharmacy or Life-sciences Bachelor's / Master's degree (or equivaient)
* Minimum three years of working experience within the pharmaceutical industry and minimum two years within pharmacovigilance.
* Strong communicator. Excelent project management skills, excellent team working skills, excellent organizational skills and capable of working efficiently in the local team as well as in other cross-functional teams.
* Able to operate internationally with fluent English.
* Proficiency in computer skills, as required